Category Archives: study skills

Blogs and podcasts about retrieval practice

1.Ways to practise bringing information to mind http://www.learningscientists.org/retrieval-practice 2. For students – Learn how to study using retrieval practice http://www.learningscientists.org/blog/2016/6/23-1 3. What I learned from the Learning Scientists by Rachel Garbett https://huntington.researchschool.org.uk/2017/10/02/what-i-learned-from-the-learning-scientists/ 4. Resources, tips and suggestions about retrieval practice … Continue reading

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15 practical classroom strategies for helping students with vocabulary

Pre-teach a few key words before tackling reading or writing tasks. Choose words which are important in the context of the task/text, and highlight vocational or academic jargon which they may not come across in everyday life Labelling – take … Continue reading

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